The saddest part of this story is that the Mahant had groomed his disciple, Anand Giri, from childhood, looking after his education and upbringing.
Mahant Narendra Giri was elected president of Akhara Parishad in 2014 and re-elected five years later in Haridwar. He was close to both BJP and Samajwadi Party politicians.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, a staunch critic of Modi, tweeted: ”Looking forward to many more days of 2.1 crore vaccinations. This pace is what our country needs.”
Among the ministers dropped were several heavyweights, like former deputy CM Nitin Patel, Pradipsinh Jadeja, Saurabh Patel, Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Kaushik Patel, Dilip Thakore, Jayesh Radadia and RC Faldu.
Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu has made a disclosure about the Centre’s new farm laws which should surprise farmer leaders agitating for the last nine months.
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Anees Ibrahim was instrumental in transporting these IEDs, grenades, pistols and cartridges through their operatives to India, officials said. The explosives and weapons were sent to Prayagraj to be kept safely.
Among those released from Bagram prison include Tereek-e-Taliban chief Faqir Mohammed. He, along with other terrorists Waqas Mehsud, Hamza Mehsud, Zarkawi Mehsud, Zaitullah Mehsud, Qari Hamidullah, Hamid Mehsud and Mazhar Mehsud, are now free.
Pakistan’s ISI had been sheltering and aiding Taliban leaders and fighters, when they were hiding for the last 20 years. The cat is now out of the bag.
Pakistani shopkeepers admitted on camera that these were “loot ka maal”(spoils of loot) which Taliban had taken over, and “since Taliban are our brothers, every Pakistani feels pride on buying these goods”.
People all over the world are wondering whether the new interim Taliban cabinet is indeed a government or a conglomerate of terrorist leaders and masterminds.
The chief of Haqqani terrorist network based in Pakistan, Sirajuddin Haqqani has been appointed Interior Minister. A rabid India-hater, Sirajuddin Haqqani was the mastermind of the 2008 terror attack on Indian embassy in Kabul in which 58 people were killed.
It is also a fact that Taliban leadership is still unable to announce their new government in Kabul. New names are being floated daily.
In my prime time show ‘Aaj Ki Baat’ on Friday night, we showed videos of fierce fighting going on between Taliban and resistance forces in Panjshir valley. There are reports of the Taliban facing heavy casualties.
Sidharth Shukla had earned plaudits for his role in ‘Balika Vadhu’, a popular TV serial, and his career was on the ascendant. At that time, we, at India TV, had honoured him with Yuva Award, an award for upcoming artistes in the field of cinema, television, music, business and other genres.
Several parents are questioning the advisability of reopening schools if a third wave is going to come after a month.
US President Joe Biden in his address to the nation a day after the unceremonious exit of US troops, said, withdrawal was the only best option before him.
America’s longest war in history came to an unceremonious end on Monday midnight after the last five US -17 military cargo jets left Kabul airport. This was followed by nightlong heavy celebratory firing by Taliban fighters across Kabul, which went on till early morning.
People the world over want to know why Islamic State (K) carried out this bloodbath near Kabul airport. IS(K) operates from Pakistan and it has close links with the Haqqani terror network.
The ISIS(K) issued a statement claiming responsibility for the horrible suicide attacks. It said, its targets were American troops and their Afghan allies. The statement also carried the photograph of the suicide bomber who carried out the attack.
Heavy fighting is presently going on between Taliban and the resistance fighters led by Amrullah Saleh and Ahmed Masoud in Afghanistan’s Panjshir valley, with conflicting reports coming in.